Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumix DMC-GF8 vs DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Features Key features of the Lumix DMC-GF8  vs DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Lumix DMC-GF8  vs
DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) 
Megapixels 15.8 MP 15.8 MP
Resolution 4592 x 3448 4592 x 3448
Size Four Thirds Four Thirds
Area 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Crop factor 2.1x 2.1x
Pixel size 14.2 microns 14.2 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points 23 49
Supports continuous Yes Yes


Min 60 s 60 s
Max 1/500 s 1/500 s

form factor

Size 107 x 65 x 33 mm 107 x 65 x 33 mm
Thickness 33 mm 33 mm
Weight 266 g 269 g
Is weather sealed No No


Includes a GPS No No
WiFi 802.11n 802.11n


Lumix DMC-GF8  vs
DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps Unknown
External mic jack None None


Size 3" 3"
Resolution 1,040 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes


Viewfinder mirror None None
Viewfinder No No
Type N/A N/A
Coverage N/A N/A
Magnification N/A N/A
Display type N/A N/A
Display resolution N/A N/A


Max continuous shooting 5.8 fps 10 fps
Battery life 230 210
Continuous shooting
10 fps
5.8 fps
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8
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